The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had QA Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 243 236 226
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 5 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.088% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.14% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 9
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
QA Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5496 5711 5935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.59% 96.99% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4653 4838 4971
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured QA Manager in the job title.

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

QA Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Manager across the South West region.

QA Manager Salary Trend in the South West

QA Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

QA Manager Salary Histogram in the South West

QA Manager
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +8 2 £37,500 -42.30%
Wiltshire +3 2 - -
QA Manager
England

QA Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, QA Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring QA Manager in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Internal Audit
4 2 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management

QA Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Internal Audit
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001